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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Sales Do Not Have To Be Painful – Here’s Why

Most of us are not born salespeople.   In fact, if you’re anything like me, the very word “sales” makes you shudder.  You don’t want to feel like you’re taking people’s money.  You don’t want to pressure anyone to do anything they don’t want to do.  You just love your craft and want to share […]

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One-On-One Mentoring is Here

The hands-down, thumbs-up best business investments I’ve ever made – of time or money – were mentoring sessions with others. Sometimes you just need someone to talk you through your own situation.  A sounding board, a brainstorm buddy, someone who can help you unsnarl a knotty problem or help you turn ideas into concrete plans […]

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How To Break Your Worst Habits

Let me tell you a little story. Once upon a time, “large format” cameras created negatives with a 4:5 ratio. Thus, print sizes like the 8×10 became the industry standard.  Naturally, the frame industry that sprung up around photography created 8×10 frames, the paper industry made 8×10 paper, and film developers bought machines that spit […]

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Q&A | The Costs of a Traveling Photographer

Q:  I’m currently dealing with a very pregnant client who was given a gift certificate for a maternity session for Christmas. (She’s due in February, that’s how pregnant she is.) She wants the session to be done in her city (2.5 hours away from me) and wants to do it this weekend. I happen to […]

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